NPR Story
6:10 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Talented Teen Killed In Chicago Gun Violence

Originally published on Thu January 31, 2013 6:51 am

Hadiya Pendleton was a sophomore at King College Prep High School in Chicago. The 15-year-old traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to perform with the school's marching band at inaugural events. This week, she was shot to death by a man who inexplicably fired at her and a group of friends.